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Growth Investments

About our Growth Investments

Our Ready-made Growth Investments are Barclays funds that aim to increase the value of your investments over time, using a broad mix of asset classes from across the globe. We use a combination of index tracking funds – these are known as ‘passive investments’, which keep costs low for you.

Designed for the long-term, you should be thinking about holding these investments for at least five years

Please note: The actual asset allocation may deviate from those weights shown due to intentional shifts we make to take advantage of short-term opportunities and risks, as we see them.

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Remember, the value of the investments can fall as well as rise. You may get back less than what you invest. We're not recommending Ready-made Investments as being suitable for you based on your personal circumstances. If you're unsure about this investment’s suitability for you, you should seek independent advice.

Low risk

Barclays Wealth Global Markets 1

This investment seeks to remove the risk of significant capital loss. The long-term level of return should be slightly higher than cash, although this can’t be guaranteed.

Low-Moderate risk

Barclays Wealth Global Markets 2

This investment takes some investment risk to try and achieve better returns than cash over the longer term. However, to reduce the risk of significant capital loss, it still has a high exposure to lower-risk assets.

Moderate risk

Barclays Wealth Global Markets 3

This investment takes a moderate level of risk to provide long-term growth. There’s exposure to risky investments, but it’s well diversified to try and mitigate some risk. Short-term changes in value are likely.

High-Moderate risk

Barclays Wealth Global Markets 4

This investment seeks to achieve a higher level of long-term growth by taking an increased level of risk. This exposure to riskier investments means you may experience significant short-term changes in value.

High risk

Barclays Wealth Global Markets 5

This investment takes a high level of risk as it seeks to achieve substantial long-term growth. Most of the holdings will be higher risk investments and you may experience considerable day-to-day fluctuations in value.

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    Strategic Asset Allocation(%)

    Fund

    Cash & Short Maturity Bonds

    Developed Government Bonds

    Investment Grade Bonds

    High Yield & Emerging Market Bonds

    Developed Markets Equities

    Emerging Markets Equities

    Global Markets 1

    63.0

    8.0

    6.0

    6.0

    13.0

    4.0

    Global Markets 2

    30.0

    12.0

    11.0

    12.0

    28.0

    7.0

    Global Markets 3

    12.0

    9.0

    11.0

    18.0

    40.0

    10.0

    Global Markets 4

    5.0

    5.0

    6.0

    17.0

    52.0

    15.0

    Global Markets 5

    3.0

    3.0

    4.0

    10.0

    58.0

    22.0

    Please note: The actual asset allocation may deviate from those weights shown due to intentional shifts we make to take advantage of short-term opportunities and risks, as we see them.

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